12 Oct 2010

Al-Qaeda calls for terror attack on crowded Washington restaurant at lunch hour

“Al-Qaeda has called on American jihadis to carry out a terror attack on a crowded restaurant in Washington to massacre US government workers. The terror threat was unearthed from the second edition of Al-Qaeda’s English-language magazine ‘Inspire’. ‘A random hit at a crowded restaurant in Washington, D.C., at lunch hour

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12 Oct 2010

Nigeria police station destroyed in ‘Boko Haram attack’

“A police station in the northern Nigerian city of Maiduguri has been destroyed in an attack blamed on the Boko Haram Islamic sect. One policeman was injured by gunmen who shot at the entrance before an explosion inside injured another policeman and woman. At least 16 people, mostly police officers,

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09 Oct 2010

Gunmen torch 29 more NATO oil tankers in Pakistan

“Gunmen armed with a rocket torched 29 NATO oil tankers in southwestern Pakistan before dawn Saturday, the latest attack on the supply line for international troops in Afghanistan since Pakistani authorities closed a key border crossing amid a dispute with the United States. Two responding police officers were wounded. Local

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06 Oct 2010

France warns of high terror risk in Britain

“France’s Foreign Ministry is warning French travelers of a high terrorism risk in Britain, asking them to be watchful in public transport and busy tourist areas across the English Channel. A message posted on the ministry’s Web site late Tuesday said British authorities have warned that ‘the level of terrorist

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06 Oct 2010

Sources: Senior al Qaeda leader directed Europe plot

“The man at the center of an alleged al Qaeda plot to bomb cities in Europe has told investigators the conspiracy was directed by one of the organization’s most senior figures, according to European intelligence officials. Ahmed Sidiqi, an Afghan German, was detained in Kabul in July and has since

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06 Oct 2010

Attacks on British embassy, oil company in Yemen

“Two separate attacks on foreign interests in Yemen Wednesday left one French national dead and several other people wounded, officials said. The first attack happened on a vehicle east of the capital carrying five British Embassy staff. One person inside the vehicle was hurt along with at least two people

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04 Oct 2010

U.S. airlines see no impact from attack alert

“Major U.S. airlines said their flights and schedules have been unaffected by a U.S. State Department alert on Sunday that warned American tourists of the potential for attacks by al-Qaeda and other groups in Europe. While many U.S. travel agents said they were seeing business as usual for European travel,

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04 Oct 2010

Nato supply line hit by another Taliban attack on fuel tankers

“The Pakistani Taliban yesterday claimed responsibility for setting fire to more than a dozen oil tankers carrying fuel for Nato troops in Afghanistan. The attack on the convoy in the garrison town of Rawalpindi where Pakistan’s army is headquartered is the latest in a series by militants and ‘would continue

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04 Oct 2010

Airport Lobbies Possible Terror Targets in European Plot

“Among the possible targets in the suspected European terror plot are pre-security areas in at least five major European airports, a law enforcement official told ABC News. Authorities believe terror teams are preparing to mount a commando like attack featuring small units and small firearms modeled after the Mumbai attack

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03 Oct 2010

Envoy insists Pakistan will tackle terrorists as attack kills 3

“Pakistan’s ambassador to the United States insisted Sunday that his country would go after terrorists on its soil and needed only ‘technical’ help from Washington, not U.S. troops on the ground. Husain Haqqani told CNN’s ‘State of the Union’ that Pakistan would reopen a NATO supply route into Afghanistan ‘relatively

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